Chapter 3 The Settlements Take Root
Terms in this set (15)
A grant from the Spanish government that gave Spanish settlers the right to control local Native Americans.
A system for ranking people; often according to power or wealth.
Someone who travels to a new land to persuade others to believe in a particular religion.
A long period without rain.
Gives money to a business hoping to earn money in return.
A crop raised for sale.
House of Burgesses
Made laws and decisions for a colony.
People chosen by voters to speak and act for them.
A person who goes on a religious journey.
An agreement written by male Pilgrims to work together to make "just and equal laws."
Someone who agrees to work without pay for someone else for a set time.
The founders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony who left English so they could practice their religion freely.
A shortcut by water across North America to Asia.
The business of buying and selling goods.
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